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Windows 7: Windows detected a hard disk problem

14 Jun 2011   #1
raj11650

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
 
 
Windows detected a hard disk problem

get this error often

i dont have spare hard disk to take 500gb back up

suggest me to get sort this error!!!


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14 Jun 2011   #2
richyrichuk

Windows 7 Ultimate N 64-bit
 
 

backup! if u can afford to loose ur data dont worry then. and of course u wont need 500gb, unless it is full. and event viewer will tell you what is wrong. usually a chkdsk will resolve some/most issues from error msgs like that in windows.
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14 Jun 2011   #3
raj11650

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
 
 

yeah its 90% full around 430gb datas,
chk disk gave no error but segate sea tools failed in all tests
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14 Jun 2011   #4
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Its probably a sign of failing HDD
Test your HDD to confirm it
SeaTools
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14 Jun 2011   #5
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I have Seagate drives & you should have SeaTools but
CrystalDiskInfo
can give you more information on the important SMART data.

You need to invest in an external HDD to create an image as soon as you are able to.
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